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Twelve more bodies found after DR Congo militia massacre

Twelve more bodies found after DR Congo militia massacre

Another 12 bodies have been discovered in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo region of Beni, two days after a militia attack left eight people dead and around 20 missing, police said on Sunday.

Eighteen killed in new militia attack in eastern DR Congo

Eighteen killed in new militia attack in eastern DR Congo

Eighteen people in eastern DR Congo's troubled region of Beni have been killed in a fresh attack by a notorious armed group, a local official said on Monday.

Hundreds gather as DR Congo buries massacre victims

Hundreds gather as DR Congo buries massacre victims

The DR Congo town of Oicha on Friday buried 27 victims of the latest massacre in the sprawling country's volatile east, with hundreds paying homage to the dead.

Two die in protests in eastern DR Congo

Two die in protests in eastern DR Congo

Two people were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday in fresh protests at failures to root out a notorious armed group, a military official said.

DR Congo, UN announce 'joint operations' after Beni violence

DR Congo, UN announce 'joint operations' after Beni violence

DR Congo and UN peacekeepers will launch "joint operations" to beef up security in an eastern town where massacres by a shadowy armed group sparked angry protests

Militants kill at least 18 civilians in Congo's Ebola zone

Militants kill at least 18 civilians in Congo's Ebola zone

Suspected militiamen have killed at least 18 civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, near the epicentre of an Ebola outbreak, an army spokesman said on Friday.

Rebels kill six, kidnap five in east DR Congo

Rebels kill six, kidnap five in east DR Congo

Suspected Ugandan rebels killed six people, hacking one woman to death, and kidnapped five others -- mostly children -- in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, officials said on Sunday.

Six killed in rebel attack on DR Congo military post

Six killed in rebel attack on DR Congo military post

A rebel attack on an army post in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo left six people dead, civilian and military sources said Friday.

Rebel attack in Congo Ebola zone kills at least 14 civilians

Rebel attack in Congo Ebola zone kills at least 14 civilians

At least 14 civilians were killed on Saturday in a six-hour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials told Reuters, warning the unrest may hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area.

11 killed, seven missing as tensions rise in DR Congo's east

11 killed, seven missing as tensions rise in DR Congo's east

Ten people were burnt to death in ethnic attacks in DR Congo's volatile east and seven fishermen were missing Saturday in Lake Edward, where tensions have spiked with the Ugandan navy.

Suspected rebels hack nine people to death in northeast Congo

Suspected rebels hack nine people to death in northeast Congo

Suspected rebels hacked to death at least nine people in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, the army said, the latest in a string of massacres that have killed more than 500 civilians since October 2014.